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Discharge from the dam was enhanced to 1,960 cusecs on Monday morning, out of which 1,400 cusecs of water was via penstock pipes and 500 cusecs via Erachil Palam.
With an early Northeast Monsoon in sight this year, age-old problems have come back to haunt residents of Kovilambakkam.
This road poses a serious flood risk to residents of Varadharajapuram, a residential colony badly hit by 2015 floods.
Precautionary steps taken by Tangedco departments and pre-monsoon measures were discussed in the meeting.
The Kerala government Saturday stepped up its vigil in view of the possibility of heavy rains following formation of depression over south-east and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea.
The meteorological department has said the onset of the monsoon is likely on October 8 in view of the favourable conditions.
Half of the minor irrigation tanks in Telangana remain dry even after four months of southwest monsoon. And that spells trouble for farmers in the new crop season.
Though the onset of Northeast monsoon is still a few weeks away, an active wet spell is hovering over Tamil Nadu and is likely to bring widespread rains over the next three days.
The high temperature which is being recorded across the State is going to continue for a week more, weathermen from Indian Meteorological Department said.
For Tamil Nadu, this is the main rainy season accounting for about 48 per cent of annual rainfall.
In view of the approaching north-east monsoon, Greater Chennai Corporation is to undertake road improvement works across the city.
He said the government has taken a policy decision to convert bed level bridges into elevated bridges.
As per IMD forecast, only light to moderate rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at isolated places in the state in the coming 3-4 days.
The government wants to introduce the triple talaq bill to ‘set aside’ the centuries-old practice of instant divorce being practised by Muslim community.
Since more than 2000 years ago, traders of Odisha used to set sail to the Southeast Asian countries during the northeast monsoon and returned during the southwest monsoon, a new research has claimed.